Spiral galaxy NGC 6118 and SN 2004dk

Composite colour-coded image of the "grand design" spiral galaxy NGC 6118, at a distance of 80 million light-years. It is based on images obtained with the multi-mode VIMOS instrument on the ESO Very Large Telescope (VLT) in three different wavebands. The image covers 6.7 x 5.8 square arcminutes on the sky. North is up and East is to the left. The arrow indicates the position of supernova SN 2004dk.

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Auðkenni:eso0436b
Tegund:Athuganir
Útgáfudagur:1. desember 2004
Tengdar fréttatilkynningar:eso0436
Stærð:1540 x 1323 px

Um fyrirbærið

Nafn:NGC 6118, SN 2004dk
Tegund:Early Universe : Galaxy : Type : Spiral
Fjarlægð:75000 ljósár
Constellation:Serpens Caput
Flokkur:Galaxies

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Position (RA):16 21 48.62
Position (Dec):-2° 17' 0.30"
Field of view:6.84 x 5.89 arcminutes
Stefna:Norður er 0.1° højre frá lóðréttu

Litir og síur

TíðnisviðBylgjulengdSjónauki
Sýnilegt
B
445 nmVery Large Telescope
VIMOS
Sýnilegt
V
551 nmVery Large Telescope
VIMOS
Sýnilegt
R
658 nmVery Large Telescope
VIMOS

 

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